Democracy Now! television program for Friday, January 30, 2004
Medicare Bill Cost Increases By $130 Billion
U.S. Casualties Increase In Iraq
7 U.S. Troops Die In Afghanistan
U.S. Releases 3 Teens From Guantanamo
White House Vows To Veto Patriot Act Changes
Israel Raids Bethlehem
Flock Flies South: Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate in SC
The invasion of Iraq was the main focal point in the Democratic presidential debate as all seven candidates took to the stage in South Carolina five days before seven states vote in the 2004 campaigns biggest day so far.
White House Goes On Offensive After Kay Admits Iraq Intelligence "Almost All Wrong"
Former chief US weapons inspector David Kay called for an independent investigation into what he called fundamentally flawed intelligence over Iraqs weapons capability. We speak with 27-year career CIA analyst Ray McGovern.
Top Two BBC Heads Resign After "Whitewash" Hutton Report Clears Blair, Blames BBC
The BBC issued an apology and its chairman and director general resigned following a judicial inquiry in Britain that cleared Prime Minister Tony Blair of exaggerating intelligence claims about Iraq in the lead-up to the invasion.